Caroline Tung Richmond is the Program Director of We Need Diverse Books, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that advocates for diversity in children’s literature. She is also the award-winning young adult author of The Only Thing to FearThe Darkest Hour, and Live in Infamy, and the coeditor of Hungry Hearts. A self-proclaimed history nerd and cookie connoisseur, Caroline lives with her family in Maryland. Visit her online at